Client Underwriter

7-10 years
7 days ago 5 Applied
Job Description

Position Client Underwriter P&C India

Corporate Title Assistant Vice President


Reporting toMarket Head P&C India

Client Underwriter

Do you provide high quality, holistic underwriting, portfolio and client management and enjoy the challenge of balancing risk to build and maintain a profitable book of business If so, you might be our next Client Underwriter!

About the role

We have an exciting opportunity for a new role at Swiss Re. The Client Underwriter will focus on selecting top clients and building a portfolio that outperforms the market benchmark.

A successful Client Underwriter will combine world class origination, client management and Underwriting Excellence skills to develop and foster client relations across all executive and management levels.

Key responsibilities may include

  • End-to-end underwriting analysis of core business including risk selection, primarily simple costing, contracts review and structuring incorporating and improving relevant technology to make informed decisions
  • Grow the core business by developing opportunities in the portfolio in collaboration with relevant specialists and driving toward the principle of right service right client
  • Anticipate and understanding competitor products as well as industry, economic and market trends
  • Collaborating with Product Underwriters on the evaluation of treaties, decisive actions within your assigned treaties to meet standards and guidelines
  • Travel for business purpose

About the team

Come join a team of client underwriters that are smart, dedicated and thrive on building the best portfolio in the market! We believe in teamwork, supporting one another and an exciting journey to success.

We partner with our clients for their reinsurance needs and develop propositions and solutions to help close the protection gap in India.

About You

You have strong interpersonal and teamwork skills, and pride yourself on your analytical and organizational skills. You have exceptional communication and client management skills that help you build and develop relationships with clients and brokers

  • Minimum of 7-10 years of experience in insurance/reinsurance underwriting, portfolio and/or client management
  • Proficient in the English language

  • Having prior treaty analysis and underwriting experience preferably in property business
  • Familiarity with NATCAT, fire, motor and liability costing
  • Strong quantitative/analytical skills, underwriting judgement and experience with risk selection/evaluation as well as a flair for wording and costing issues
  • Consultancy skills (listen, ask right questions and connect the dots), coupled with financial acumen and relevant corporate finance knowledge
  • Solid negotiation and sales skills, ability to successfully handle conflicts, at ease with leaving the comfort zone and to navigate ambiguity
  • Understanding of the end-to-end (re)insurance value chain and relevant market knowledge (e.g. trends, competitors, capital markets context)
  • Entrepreneurial mindset (sense of urgency, cost consciousness and personal risk taking), committed to sustainable performance and continuous improvement
  • Organizational/project management skills, ability to manage peak period workload
  • Ability to work independently as well as to collaborate in a team environment

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.




Consultancy skills
Underwriting judgement
Entrepreneurial mindset
Corporate finance knowledge
Treaty analysis
Liability costing
Flair for wording
Risk selection
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Swiss Reinsurance Company Ltd, commonly known as Swiss Re, is a reinsurance company based in Zurich, Switzerland. It is the world's largest reinsurer, as measured by net premiums written